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Strong N. wind , beautiful day. Unusual :(1) dead rotting seal pup(2)1 large remnant of fiberglass boat , partly buried in dry dunes (3) sea stars possibly suffering from wasting. Only a total of 2 dozen visible about 1.5 hrs after a -1 tide.I will contact tsunami debris group.


Temperature: 70 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: -0.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 13. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 9. Windsurfing: 4. Everyone is behaving.




Cars/trucks parking: 8. RVs/Buses parking: 7.

Notable Wildlife

Gulls standing , a few feeding by pecking in sand

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. partially decomposed

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. partially decomposed seal pup.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

about 4 clumps of about 24 mussels dtetached from rocks and lying on open beach

Driftline Content

uprooted sea palms, 2-3 dozen

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